Medical Billing and Coding2019-11-15T17:41:12+00:00

Medical Billing and Coding

  • Medical billing photo illustration

This course is designed to educate the health care team member with the mechanics of submission of electronic/paper insurance claim forms and current industry coding for medical office treatments and procedures. Content covered is ICD 10, HCPCS, and Medical Coding.

Prerequisite: Completion or concurrent enrollment in Medical Terminology and/or Anatomy & Physiology.
Graduates from this program are very much in demand.
Successful completers of the Medical Coding Certificate Program will be prepared to take the CPC Certification Exam.

6 Credit Hour course, textbooks are included in the course cost.

You Will Learn

  • To work as a member of a health care team within scope of practice

  • Perform within legal and ethical boundaries

  • Recognize patient’s rights and the legal implications of working in health care

  • Recognize professional credentialing criteria

  • Demonstrate knowledge of federal/state health care legislation and regulations

  • To document appropriately and to respond to issues of confidentiality

  • Reimbursement, HIPAA, and Compliance

  • An overview of ICD-10-CM

  • ICD-10-CM Outpatient Coding and Reporting Guidelines

Careers

  • Hospitals

  • Physician offices

  • Long-term care

  • Nursing homes

  • Home health care

Information

  • Spring 2020 Schedule

  • Summer 2020 Schedule

Faculty

Photo Russ WassonRuss Wasson spent 37 years at Conklin Cars as an auto technician before joining the Automotive Technology Program in 2018. He has experience with hybrid systems, direct injection, and advanced electrical systems such as radar cruise, lane departure and blind spot monitoring.  He was also a Geodetic Surveyor in the US Army prior to becoming an auto technician.

Mr. Wasson is an A.S.E. Master Diagnostic Technician

russ.wasson@salinatech.edu | 785-309-3165

Scholarships

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